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Maintenance Supervisor - 2nd Shift



People & HR, Operations
Decatur, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, October 19, 2023

Mueller Company, the nation's leading manufacturer of flow control devices for the water and gas distribution industries, is looking for a 2nd Shift Maintenance Supervisor at our Eldorado location, o join our team.

The Decatur Operations established in 1857, manufacturers rugged and dependable devices used in industrial/commercial applications. Its products include brass water and steel gas valves, Water/Gas Line tapping machines, Line Stopper Fittings, tools, and controllers.

The 2nd Shift Maintenance Supervisor will coordinate and supervise maintenance tasks to ensure efficient operations of a small team or facility. This will include but not limited to the maintenance of the building/facility, equipment and machinery including HVAC, building lighting systems, production lines. Supervise and coordinate the work of employees who repair and maintain building/facility, equipment and machinery.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receive all requests for maintenance work to be performed and arrange these requests on a priority basis so that the efficiency of the plant can best be maintained.

  • Supervise and coordinate the efforts of the various maintenance personnel so as to best accomplish the department responsibility.

  • Recommend to his/her immediate supervisor when outside maintenance services are needed to most efficiently complete a maintenance function.

  • May represent the Company in labor-management relations as set aside in the union contract grievance procedures.

  • Initiate disciplinary action and may discharge for cause.

  • Estimate manpower requirements of his/her department and recommend personnel changes.

  • Train or assist in training new employees and assistants.

  • Recommend and/or approve leaves of absence, promotions, merit increases, vacations, and transfers of persons under his/her jurisdiction

  • Maintain compliance with Company Standard practice Instructions, Preventative Maintenance Programs, safety, quality, and good housekeeping practices.

  • Maintain a high degree of morale among employees of his/her department and promote good labor-management relations.

  • Requisition materials, supplies, and repairs as needed.

  • Must be able to climb and operate on catwalks, ladders, equipment, etc., to adequately troubleshoot maintenance problems.

  • Must be able to work at heights over 20 feet and in equipment pits accessible only by ladder.

  • Perform other such duties as may be assigned from time to time.

  • Manage the work order system to ensure work in his/her shift is properly completed and recorded.

  • Recommend changes in methods, procedures, and equipment deemed necessary to maintain maximum efficiency in his/her department.

  • Follows predefined procedures related to the maintaining production equipment in a manner that meets the organization standards and ensures minimum equipment downtown.

  • Carries out established preventive maintenance programs and procedures.

  • Supervises mechanics and technicians that repair and maintain equipment.

Required Experience and/or Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of work or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.

  • 2+ years demonstrated work related experience with demonstrated proficiency in the discipline/technology/process related to the position as well as 6 months to 1 year of supervisory responsibility.

Perks of Joining Our Team:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Paid Holidays

  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

  • Referral Bonuses

  • Other Benefits Also Available

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other category protected by law.